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THE RUTLAND DAILY GLOBE, FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 11, 1873.
to Jutland gaittj &Uk.
FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1873.
TCIUU IN ADTAKCI.
vmlt Per month K
Three months V o
Mix months 4 w
oaoyear , j
Six months tl 23
Address GLOBE PAfBtl CO., Rutland, Tt.
In speaking of John T. Drew's letter In
reference to tho "9. C.M Credit Moblller
check, the Montpellcr Wateiman, whoso
editor Is a brother of Judge Poland, mid,
consequently, good authority on tho sub
ject, says that Drew "had personal inter
" views with tho chairman of tho lnvestl
" satins committee since tho cloeo of the
"session, during which ho made no allusion
"to tho facta which hu now brings to
More want of judgment, or hasty lcglsla
tlou. Is found In tho delay of business iu
the l.itolllcc department, for tho want of
a suitable number of clerks. There Is no
appropriation, wo are Informed, "for ad
ditional service." it licinc necessary, we
take it, to use the requisite funds to meet
claims for "back pay." While wo demand
a true economy in the management of pub
lie affairs, It Is not of the niggardly or
sham kind, that compels the public cither
to Buffer for necessary accommodations, or
if obtained, to lie paid for, In the cud, un
der an appropriation for deficiencies.
An "International patent right congress"
convenes at Vienna in August ; its object
Mil;; to obtain the recognition of the
lights of an Inventor, secured by patent in
one country, in all (Mils of the world,
'i'lils is but right and justice, but wherein
does it differ trom tho claim for an inter
national copy right 1! The argument for
the one applies to the other, yet publishers
of the United States and of Europe, with
honorable exceptions, have pirated upon
one another, and robbed authors, for years
without punishment on the one hide or re
dress on the other. If authors and inven
tors are entitled to an exclusive property
In the works of their brains or hands at
home, they certainly are abroad. Legaliz
ed piracy and robbery stand upon tho same
footing, morally, as unauthorized acts of
the same kind. Oh that justice! would pie
rail among nations and men.
Oen. llutlcr is disgruutlcd. He wants to
lie Massachusetts' next Governor, and made
a bid for the suppoit of the prohibitionists
on the Fourth of July, but lost his vantage
ground by refusing to sign the pledge.
Then .tho salary business Is in the way, and
now, according to the Now York Evening
I'ott " ho is not altogether satisfied with
tho position taken by the administration of
non-interference, and thinks there ought
to bo an outspoken declaration by the
President in his favor, which would turn
the scale and make his success certain.
Again, he does not receive the support from
the Federal office-holders in Massachusetts
that ho expected, and wants tho support
of the administration In order to Influence
them ; but this ho Is not likely to get, for
various reasons, the main one being that
few members of the cabinet have any faith
in his political Integrity."
It seems a little strange, after the con
tests we have had, in tho recent post,
about the equality of all men before the
law, that a deliberate attempt should bo
made, in New York city, to create a dis
tinction between condemned murderers, on
account of former "social position." Sher
iff IJrcunnn, whatever sins ho may have
committed in tho past, failed to see how a
murderer in broadcloth was any better
than one in rags. Frank Walworth, not
withstanding the Interposition of "Influen
tial friends," was treated tho same as any
other criminal; ho was presumed innocent
until proved guilty, and when proved guil
ty was subjected to the pains and penalties,
provided by law for guilty men. Ills ed
ucation, associations and habits make his
crime more reprehensible than if committed
by an ignorant boor ; and Instead of being
shielded from publicity, on account of his
associations, should hare been, as ho was,
held up as a conspicuous warning to others.
HOW CAN AVE SETTLE IT 7
Railroads, from the very nature of their
business, must occupy more or less of pub'
lie attention, aside from nil questions of
public policy or Individual interests con
nectcd therewith. This was illustrated in
our columns yesterday morning, wherein
were recorded a diabolical attempt to throw
a train from the rails, in New Hampshire ;
a collision in Indiana j locomotive thrown
from tho track, in the same State, the en.
ginecr and fireman meeting their death : i
half milo of track binking into the Missou
ri river, suddenly and without warning
elections of railroad directors, and suits
against railroad companies in California
and clt.ewhere; and the opening of the
New York, Oswego and Midland railroad
lietwecn New "i ork and Oswego. This is,
perhaps, an exceptional record for a single
day j yet not a day pastes, but that public
attention is called to railroads and railroad
mauagemont, by the occurrence of similar
events. So far as the accidents ore con.
cerned, they may, generally, be set down
to carelessness and mismanagement, and
for this there Is and ought to be a speedy
remedy. There is no necessity for an ac.
cident, In nlnety-nmo cases out of every
hundred, and they can only result from a
criminal neglect on tho part of their oftl
cers and ucrrants, for which they arc liable
lioth to civil and criminal prosecution. Tho
cause of this negligence, we shall presently
aeo, but we desire, in the first place, to call
attention to other facts, also, appearing in
our Thursday a telegrams. ,
The wonder Is, when we come to con
shier the vaatness of tho Interests Involved
that they have not, heretofore, commanded
more of public attention, rather than that
they are now brought so prominently In
view, and that they are destined to attract
hereafter, so much of the time and thoughts
of the American people. We talk of tho
magnitude of our national debt, tho bur.
dens to which wo have been, and will con'
tlnue to lie, subjected In order to pay it
scores of years lielng consumed before It will
be finally extinguished. Borne well mean.
lug men, even, went so far as to advocate
Us repudiation, on account of Its enormous
aggregate, urging that it could not bo paid
without bankruptcy.. Such counsels, how'
ever, did not, and could not, prevail j the
advantages reaped by Its expenditure being
fully commensurate therewith. Bearing
In mind the idea that we have always cn'
tertalned, and justly entertained, of the
magnitude of the national debt, the vast-
jiess of tho railroad Interest of tho United
States can 1c taken In, at a glance, by the
mcro statement that they have cost a bil
lion of dollars more than the whole amount
of the national Indebtedness. The Incep
tion of the railroad enterprise, In this coun
try, Is within the memory of the most of
us, and yet all this money has been raised
and expended, during that period, mainly
by Individual effort, without exciting hard
ly a comment. The burden of national
taxation is, necessarily, crcat, because, In
addition to ordinary expenditures, the in
terest upon tho public debt, and ft portion
of tho principal, has to bo constantly pro
vided for. Yet the people the producers,
consumers and travelers annually pay to
these railroad corporations ten million dol
lars more than tho whole receipts of the
United States, mid forty-eight million dol
lars more than the Interest upon tho public
debt. This, bo It remembered, is the state
ment for the past year, and Its magnitude
Is lielng constantly Increased, year by year,
as witness the fact of nearly tblrty-thrcc
thousand miles of road completed In the
lost ten years, and the enterprises just com
pleted, nnd others In the process of com
pletion. It Is this very vaatness that has forced
railroad affairs upon the public attention.
One must be a sorry reader of the sljins of
the times, If he does not sec that the whole
matter must bo considered, whether wo w 111
or no. It Is true, too, that there Is danger
In the air, nt a time when there should be
none. Conceal or disguise it as w c may,
there is more or less of monopoly In the
present railroad system of the X. nltcd
State. All such corporations, however,
are not monopolies and iu our future
dealing with this uuestion. this must con-
autly lie borne in mind. Monopolies must
cease. If they cease, " rlnirs," as thev
lave come to bo known, go down with
leni. How this railroad question Is to
come, and how It Is to be met, it is impossible
now to predict. The interest of the rail
road and the interest of the people are one
and the same, nnd if this fact could bo ap-
predated and understood, upon all tides.
ic danger would pass. It Is but uttering
truism to say that a railroad can not exist
itbout the support of the people, any more
than a speedy transit can be obtained witl
out the use of locomotives and cars. Tho
xuct relation of these corporations to the
state, ns n sovereign, and to tho people, has
never, ns yet, been determined. AVe doubt
hether, practically, they could be operated
as " public highways," and used as we use
highways, or as canals are operated. If
they could be so treated, and a reasonable
profit assured to those who had invested
their means In the conslructloil thereof ; a
reasonable speed of transit secured j delays
in loading, unloading and moving avoided j
and the safety of passengers assured, the
hole difficulty would be solved, the
Interests ot all lie placed on the same
lotlng and monopolies, extortions, and
ings cease. The question of vested rights,
in any such attempted solution, would lead
o extended and nhnost Interminable litii;a
tion, and it would be years upon years be
fore the practicability of the plan could be
A healthy, continued competition might,
If it could be inaugurated, also, remedy nil
existing evils. In taking this view of the
matter, however, the vastness of the inter-
ests already Invested looms ! ! r
nencc. If these interests should combine
to prevent competition, we tremble for the
future of our country. Wo have no fears
but that the action of the courts will be
right ; we wish that we were as certain
that their decisions would be respected,
acquiesced In, and submitted to. Courts
muH decide according to the law and con
stitution. In the judicial determination of
questions, arising out of these compiled
tlons, tho fact stares us in the face, that the
people and legislatures icillinglt conferred
rights, powers, nod, in some instances, ex
clusive privileges upon individuals form
ing them into corporations in order to oh-
tain railroad facilities. In those early days,
it would not have made much difference
what was asked, it would have been grant'
cd with avidity, if so be It could be shown
that it wns necessary for obtaining a rail
road. An instance of this may be found
in tho original charter of the Vermont Cen
tral railroad company, exempting them
from taxation forever. Happily for Ver
mont, however, that clause Is now abro
gated by the passing of the control of the
road from that corporation to the Central
Vermont railroad company. So it may be
found, in somo of the earlier charters, that
aclusice riirhts to carry passenjrers and
freight, lietwecn certain points, were grant.
cd to certain corporations. When the at
tempt has been made to provide for the con
structlon of competing Hues, even In this
State, the application has been met by the
claim of "vested rights, and an outcry
raised against "parallel railroads." It
would, in our judgment, puzzle, wiser men
than those comprising our courts, to dis
cover how a parallel railroad could Inter.
fero with a vested right more than a paral
lei bank, but the claim and cry has pre.
vented competition even iu Vermont.
This question, however, must, sooner or
later, be met and settled. It were better
for the parties Interested, nnd for the honor
of the country, that it should bo considered
and met calmly, rationally and dispassion
ately. There is, indeed, no reason why it
should not bo so met and settled. The
Issue as a distinct Issue cannot be forced
home for some time to come, mid, In that
time, let us prepare for tho Inevitable. Iu
a contest where the lights of tho people aic
ranged upon one side, tho result cannot,
even for a moment, ho doubtful. Tho safe-
ty of tho people has been declared to be
higher than all law, and so It Is, for govern
mrnts are organized to assure that safety,
There ought to bo, as wo have said, no con-
test or question about it. There will be
and can bo none, If reason and common
sense control the Issue. The danger, If
danger thcro should be, will lo the result
of a combination of tho vast railroad Inter
est into a monopoly, for tho purpose of
crushing all attempts at competition, nnd
exacting what they please. Tho excite.
mentnow prevailing In Illinois will yield
to reason, and succumb to equity nnd jus
tice. If these corporations suffer, it will
be from their own madness. Our. interest
In this matter Is chlctly as a national ques
tion. Wo havo no particular fears that the
railroad men of Vermont will attempt to
override or oppress tho people. The man.
agersof Vermont railroads, with nu exeep
tlon or two, are, nnd must tie, with us, of
us and f ran us. Their interests aro our In.
tcrests, and our Interests aro their Interests,
and we trust that it will always remain so.
It certainly will If tho pcoplo nnd press ro.
main constantly on tho watch tower, ready
to proclaim and denounce the first ap.
proach of danger, no matter from where
J or by whom It may bo threatened.
(Jlllvcrnll)- of Vermont.
The procession was foimcd on Wednes
day morning under tho direction of I. N.
Camp, A. M., of Chicago, of the class of
18S0. Upon the stage were members of
the corporation and faculty. Prof. Avery
of Hamilton college, Prof. Farrand N.
N. Benedict, Hon. L. K. Chittenden, of
New York, Hon. H. N. Hibbard, of Chi
cago, J. S. Spauldlug, Mayor Dodge, ex-
Mayor Catlin and others.
Tho order of exercises wns its follows:
Music Kin Morgan, cln Klttag, cln Abend In
Prayer, by the President.
Music Lclcht Ocpack Tlefke
The Kthtcs of Science,
Cliarlcs AlbcrLCatlln, lluillugton.
The Force ot Presence, m
llllam Uracil Sibley, WJnooskl.
Literature In History,
William Parker Hurler, Burlington.
Music FunUilslo Langc.
Christianity tho Ooal ot Human KfTort-s,
Ocorgo Timothy Unci), Burlington.
Tho Conflict ot Thought,
Kvclyn Frank (Innln, St. Albans.
The Poetry of Science,
Holiert Mayo Catlin, Burlington.
Music Autograph Waltz Strauss.
Crysustoni, Fiancls Waylanil Ryder, lluilliig.'on
Tho Utility of Color,
Thomas P. White Hovers, Shclliurn.
Tho Origin of tho Nation,
.Tunics Whltcomb (Irinin, Burlington.
Music Potpourri, llt-llmrlo Donlctll,
Tho Prophecy ot llacon,
Byron Olln White, Colchester.
Science of Education,
George Mooro Dodge, Burlington Excused.
Party Morality, George Len Is stow, Burlington.
Music American Hymn Keller.
After the public exercises the Commence
ment dinner was served nt the American
Hotel, draco was said by Rev. Dr. Cum
mings of Concord, N. H. Speeches were
made by President liuckham, ex-Presidcnt
.Vngcll, Hon. E. J. Phelps, Prof. F. N.
Hcncdict, Dr. Avery of Hamilton College,
Dr. A. IJ. Crosby.
The class of 1803 celebrated Its first de
cennial anniversary nt the American Hotel,
but live members of the class being present.
C N. Wilder of Essex, N. Y., acted ns
President, and W. H. McAllister of St.
Mlians, Secretary. A pleasant hour was
spent In rcclllngcollcgelncidentsand inqui
ries after classmates. Twomembersof the
class hud died, Albeit Granville Fisher nnd
O. H. Kile. It was voted to procure a sil
ver cup, nppiopriately engraved and pre
sented to Helen Sherwood Kile, the eldest
daughter of O. H. Kile, she being the first
child born to a member of the class.
At tho meeting of the corporation a Pro
fessor of Modern Languages was chosen,
and also a military teacher to be detailed
by the government. The names of tho new
professors are not yet disclosed. The
proposition of T. W. Park of Bennington
for an art gallery was laid before them and
Three young women were admitted to
the next freshmen class, nnd others expect
to bo present nt the opening of the fall
term. The University begun the experi
mcnt of the admission of women in 1871,
and seven girls have availed themselves of
the College course. They acquit themsel
ves creditably and ore treated with respect.
President James B. Angell of Michigan
town for some weeks. It w as a source of
regret when ho left our University and ho
is made most cordially welcome hy tho
people of Burlington. Mr. and Mrs. An
gell during commencement, received their
friends at the residence of Prof. Peter Col
lier, who is one of the scientific men com
missioned by tho government to represent
the United States at the Vienna exhibition,
and In now on duty there.
The appointments for the Phi Beta Kap
pa society next year are : orator, Prof.
Homer B. Sprague of Brooklyn. N. Y.j
substitute, Prof. L. Clark Seeley.of North
ampton, Mass. Poet to be designated by
the executive committee.
The llulloonikt I.n TOouildilil.
The aeronaut I.a Mountain, who lost his
life while making a balloon ascension at
Ionia, Mich., recently visited New York
for the purpose of inducing monied men to
ratso funds to enable him to attempt tin
nerial trip across the Atlantic. He was
unable to excite much Interest in Ills pro
ject, and left for the West disheartened.
He also negotiated with tho publishers of a
dally newspaper lu that city, who had re
cently secured the services of Prof. Wise
to makeja transatlantic balloon voyage, but
for sonic reason the parties did not make a
bargain. La Mountain resided for a long
time near the city of Troy, in New York.
His wife, who now lives nt Troy, often
attempted to dissuade him from his hazar
dous profession, but In vain.
Upon one occasion La Mountain was ad
vertised to make an ascent from Troy, and
Mrs. La Mountaln.ufler Ineffectual endeav
ors to prevent him, resolved to accompany
him herself, and share the danger to which
ho would be exposed. She made the trip
with him and tho affair was a most sue
cessful one. The balloon landed lu the Ad
Irondacks. Prof. La Mountain, like most
adventurers of his class, was bold and fear
less, but lacked the business tact and
shrewdness to make his experiments sue
cessful in a financial point, of view. He
was very poor, and himself nnd family
were often deprived of the necessities of
life, and suffered many hardships on nc
count of his iutatuation for nerial experi
Tliu SuiMioNcd murderer ut Cliiirle
Amy Stone, alias Kato Btoddard, baa
licen nrrestcd by the Brooklyn police onjtho
chargo of murdering Chnrlea Goodrich.
Sho was taken into custody ut tho Fulton
Ferry gateway on tho Brooklyn side, and
was locked up last night In tho York street
police station. J'ho police had been bcarch
Ing for her for many weeks past, nnd fol
lowing her from one placo to another. It
is supposed that sho was hidden tho most
of tho time In Jersey City nnd Philadelphia.
She visited New York several times nnd on
one or two occasions narrowly escaped be
ing taken before night
The detectives claim to havo In their
possession f acts forming a chain of evidence
implicating her In tho murder of Charles
Goodrich. Tho Inquest In tho caso which
was never concluded, but was left over
for further investigation, will bo resumed
this week. Thus It seems there is somo
hope of at lost Bolvlng the mystery attend
ing the crlmo which has caused Intense
excitement in this community. The
Brooklyn police aro very reticent, and It is
Impossible as yet for tho reporters to get
many of tho particulars In regard to tlio ar
rest or the evidence to bo produced against
Xlii) Itcvciiiiu I'rtMida,
In reference to n seizure of ready-made
clothing, mndo lu Springfield, Mass., al
leged to have been smuggled from Canada,
tho following facts have been elicited i
A Springfield merchant, While at Montreal,
purchased of n tailor there a suit of clothes
which nttracted the admiration of his
friends, who ordered similar suits. Before
they were sent, a certain detective, sus
peeling that the revenue was being de
frauded, went to Montreal nnd ordered a
suit also. In due time the clothes were
sent to Springfield, mid the detective was
on hand at tho opening of the bundle,
which contnlucd something beside the
clothing, which was several rolls of silk
for ladies' dresses. The duty on silk is 50
per cent, ml valorem, and clothing the
same. Tho goods were seized, while the
merchant claims he mado no attempt to
defraud, leaving the matter at tho time In
tho tailors' hands to arrange. All the pco
plo implicated me of good reputation the
sum involved Is about $1,000.
Tmk Rkuknt Lynciiino is Indiana.
The lynching of Delos HelTrcn nt Salem,
Intl., has been followed by great excite
ment among his fi lends, of whom he had n
great number, nnd they have vowed eternal
vengeance against tltose who did the deed.
Tho last hanging that look place In that
vicinity was Iu 1870. That, too, was a
lynching, nnd two men who had not mur
dered, but merely robbed, were the victims
of It j but in Heffrcn's case, though there
wns not the slightest excuse for the mob,
It was easier to account for their lawless
ness. Hcffrcn was about 40 ye.us old,
fine looking and powerfully built, and a
man of considerable talent. In 1800 he
wns deputy secretary of state, under his
uncle, Judge Cyrus L. Dunham, nnd when
the war broke out he became mi olllccr In
the army. His mother, two sisters and a
brother, Col. Horace HelTrcn, are still liv
ing. His eldest sister is a reniaikably beau
tiful and accomplished woman. A younger
irothcr dropped dead, some years ago.
near the spot w here the lynching was done.
Hcffrcn was n man of strong passions, nnd
Dr. Halstead was the second person ho
lad murdered. Several years ago he killed
n man named Johnson, but, for some rea
son not known, the jury who tried him
gave a verdict of ncqnittal. They had no
sooner done so than they went to the pris
oner's box, carried him on their shoulders
to a saloon hard by. anil drank his health
and long life. Eight months after, Hcffrcn
married the widow of the murdered John
son. In the past few years he has kept a
drinking house, nnd his habits have been
very bad. He has been very popular also
among a certain suspicious clasj, and ns
his influence was for violence, many law-
ess deeds were committed for which he
wns directly or indirectly responsible, but
his taking-off was a sad commentary on
Iscendiaihes. There seems to be a con
cert of action to give Portland, Maine, n
second baptism of fire. A great number
of fires have recently been pet in that city
which owe their origin to deliberate incen
diarism, lire traps have been discovered
which are now iu possession of tho mar
shal. I hose Iraos arc nrnnnreil hv tai-i-
a paper saiuraieo wiui buupcui: aim hii
ping up therein n bunch of matches mid a
stone in close juxtaposition. The contriv
ance is then thrown through the windows
of a building, so that, when It strikes, the
matches arc Ignited mid a collagratlon is
expected to follow.
The Wheck ok the Steamci: City of
Washington. Tho President of the At
lantic Mutual Insurance Company of New
York has received information this room-
ng that the agents of the stranded steimcr
City of Washington havo just executed a
contract with tho New York Coast Wieek-
lug Company for the raising of the cirgo.
Tho agent of this company telegraphs that
ho is of tho opinion that the ship can bo
saved, ns she is in an upright posithu, nnd
lies well up on tho beach. He also says
nrrangements aro being mado to forward
steam pumps to bail her out Immediately.
The Insuranco people in New York strong'
ly censure tho captain of the steamer fo
not taking observations from tho date ct
sailing, Juno 34, until she struck upon tlo
rock, and consider the disaster as tic rcsilt
of gross and criminal carelessness.
The MoNTPKi-iKit ash Wells. Ri'ei:
H R. This road is progressing sleadly.
At the cast end there has been an hicro.se
of hands and over thirty men are now m
ployed. The road is ballasted from Wis
River to within a mile of Oroton, a .is-
tance of somo eleven miles, and hands rc
now engaged in bedding the ties so hat
when tho rails aro on the road will be fin
ished. Tho rails aro now down for nout
five miles out of Wells River. On the vst
end the track layers havo readied Plaiueld
Racino News. A good attendance fas
had at Barton on tho 4th, on the ncciion
of the races. About lBOO tickets ere
sold. Two of tho four purses wore tten
by tho Dormans of Newport. The Igo
purso was won by "Snowflakc," in a sirp
contest witli "Gen. Grant, of Rlchnnd.
O. S. Dorlnan's horse "Martin Hay,"
which won tho county purse of 100, lad
never trotted before but was much pned
and admired by those present.
Tho trotting at the celebration nt Mel
ville on tho 4th, Is said to have been cri.
lent. Tho purso of $100 was wonliy
"Gambler, a borso entered by Upn
Brothers and Jerry Drew. Tho DO
puree wns taken by "Flora," entered bP.
McAnny of St. Albans, while tho lntst
purso of $350 was secured by "Jry
Drew," owned by Jerry Drew.
Finns. Tho dwelling house of J. QA..
Wheeler of Troy, Vt., was burned onho
20th ult., with nearly all of Its conlls.
Tho family were nway at tho time, lio
building was comparatively new audio
loss Is a heavy one. Insured for Sl,Cd
During a storm at Wnldcn on thid
Inst., tho barn of Osmnn Wilson wasstik
by lightning, and that together with njt
eight tons of hay wero entirely consul).
Loss 1,000 j Insured for 1300. j
Fatal Accident, Mr. Joseph Bop
of Bethel, whllo attempting to secure t
of his horses on Thursday of last wceki
IftfVfll 1lf till, linear, r.,,,1 r.n n.tn...l.. t-9
,u ulnu mm OKI Dl-iJUUBiy mT
ed Internally that ho died lu about this
six hours thereafter. Tho deceased I
82 years of ago and leaves a family,
BuiiaLAiiY. During tho nbsciico of
David Torrey, of Bethel, from homo v
his family, on tho 4th, tho honso was!
terea ana robbed of somo fifteen or two
dollars worth of kccpBakea and (.liver cj
THE COUNTY AND I.i.HIUVliniti:.
Rev. John T. Smith and wife arrived In
town last Friday, after an absence of ten
years ns missionaries. They have been
stationed nt Marsovan, a city of about 15,
000 Inhabitants In Eastern Turkey. Mr.
Smith wns formerly from Rochester. Mrs.
Smith Is n daughter of Dr. A. G. W. Smith
of this place. Of four cldldren born to
them lu that far off land, they bring back
two, the otheis are burled In In Marsovan.
A beautiful new Bible and hymn book
wero found on tho desk of tho Methodist
church last Sunday morning, having been
placed there by some of tho ladles of tho
Mrs. McLcod, sister of Gustavus Buel,
had a paralytic shock on Friday last. Up
to Monday sho had not been nble to make
the least motion, but on that day she
chanced to bo left alone for a few minutes
nnd when her friends returned she was
found sitting In n chair.
Thcro Is fair promise of another Plum
ley affair among as. For somo time n feud
has existed between two families In Hydc
vlllc, and on Tuesday night tho house of
one of them was assaulted, the front win
dows smashed In and n gun fired through
one of them. Appearances nil indicated
tho other family as tho agrcssors and the
male members were brought to trial tho
following day. Decision was reserved un
til July 19, the defendants being released
Our plucky little cannon assisted by our
no less plucky boys, asserted Independence
enough for ten towns the night before the
1th. Happily they exhausted all their
powder nt an early hour and the facilities
for sleep during the day were splendid.
Prof. Onnsbcc, formerly of ourquandom
Medical college, arrived in town with his
family on Tuesday. W.
H. S. McColhim, Esq., was prostrated
on Friday morning last by a paralytic
stroke, which affected his right ami and
The Scale worksnftcr a weeks suspension
resumed opsrntinns on Thursday morning.
I.MI'OI'.TAST IUlLllOAD ClIASOES. Oil
and after Monday, July 14, n train will ho
made up nt Bennington ut four o'clock in
tho morning to connect nt Pclcrsburgli
with u special train from North Adams, nr.
riving in Troy nt six in the morning. The
train leaving Bennington nt 12.15 p. in.
will be resumed and will connect nt Peters
burgh with tho train arriving at Troy at
1.55 p. iu. The Montreal sleeping train
will leave tho Union depot at 8.30 p. in.
instead of 10 p. m., and will go by way of
Eagle Bridge and Salem, to Rutland and
Montreal. A part of this train will go to
North Adams and will connect ut Peters
burgh with the Harlem Extension train to
Bennington. So there will be four trains
daily to Bennington: 8 a. in., 1.35 p.m.
5 p. in. nnd 8.30 p. in. The 8.30 sleeping
train will connect with the Saratoga speci
al leaving New York at 3.45 p. in. nnd due
nt Troy at 8.15 p. in.
Catholio FjisiiVALs. The festivals of
the Catholic churches held on the fourth
CCSsful' Gtnm tn 'mvp l"1" nnnsllallv BUC-
I ho proceeds of the festival held at
Dorset anioumeu to the largest sum
At Montpelier a festival was held at the
village hall, at which there was 60 largo a
number that the waiters could hardly find
their way among the guests, nnd the hand,
somo net sum was realized of $402.42.
At Northfield the proceeds amounted to
At Watcrbury the amount netted was
These four congregations havo thus se
cured a sum exceeding sixteen hundred dol
lars ; a result at which a little pride on
their part would be excusable.
"The Joi.i.y Cluii. This organization
is composed of some twenty-five young
men of Burlington, nnd is ofllccred ns fol
Win. W. Henry, President.
W. II. Waters, Vice-President.
J. T. Bagley, Secretary.
L. K. Barnes, Treasurer.
George D. Wright, R. C. Rowe and T.
A. Wheclock, Executive Committee.
Tho members of the club, with about 175
invited guests, mado an excursion to their
camp on McNeil's Point, near the ferry
landing in Charlotte, on Tuesday evening
last, on the steamer A. Williams Hero
they have a summer house provided with
nil the facilities of a dining hall and cook
house, whllo everything is arranged con
veniently for visitors in large nnmbers, nnd
the f-pot is likely to prove a very popular
summer resort for Burlington.
Death of a Mkmiiei: of the Boaiid op
Education, We learn with regret of the
death of Prof. F, C. Hathaway, tho Prin
cipal of tho Morrisvllle Graded School and
a member of the State Board of Educa
tion, which occurred on Sunday afternoon
last at his home In Hardwtck. His health
had been falling for several months, owing
to a tumor in the side, which, together
with a feeblo constitution caused his death.
Mr. Hathaway wns one of tho licst teachers
In our Stato and gave promise of great use
fulness In this capacity. His loss Is deeply
felt by many friends.
Sad Fatality. A peculiarly distressing
nnd fatal accident occurred nt AV'cathcrs
field on Tuesday morning last, a little threo
year old child of Thomas S. Adams being
burned to death. Tho house wns discov
ered to bo on fire and tho flames spread so
rapidly that two other children were with
difficulty rescued, whllo tho younger child
was obliged to bo left to its awful fate.
The Aiikassas Gnu. Horse-Thief,
Molllo Sherwood is tho name of a girl who
has been running around Arkansas In
trousers, nnd who was recently arrested for
stealing u horse. She Is a pretty blonde and
Is nliout 17, Three years ago her brothers
placed her out nt work at a hotel in Aliens,
vllle, but as tho work wns distasteful to her
she donned boys' clothing nnd, under tho
namo of Bill Henderson, got a situation as
post-boy. She carried tho mall for a year
without her sex lielng suspected, but, being
found out, sho ran off nnd worked on n
form, und afterward In n livery-stable.
Hero tho men and boys doubted her mascu
line pretensions, and, to cscapo their ban
terlngs, sho tearfully protests, she took a
horse and mado olf. Sho didn't mean to
steal, and Intended to return tho horse, but
tho sheriff thinks that tho revolver sho
drew when ho arrested her did not becomo
an Innocent girl who merely borrowed a
horse, for temporary use, A local paper
says sho was a great favorite while ehu was
a i)ost-bov. and it was ahvavs deemed
singular that rich and aristocratic young
men should take so much Interest In a pen
niless boy who carried letters for i living.
Portland, nnd OgdciMuttrir "nil.
A correspondent of the Springfield lie
jntUican, from Portland, Maine, makes the
following statement of the Vermont Interest
of one of her railroads i
The Portland and Ogdeusburg Is a Maine
road, thoueh all Its buildlnc onerntlons are
now going on In New Hampshire and Ver
mont. Its CO miles In Maine were opened
almost two years ago that Is, In August
ion, uuu us in miies in vermoni (or
which 00 are now open) will be completed
this year, or early In 1874. The CO miles
through New Hampshire, from North Con
way to Dal ton, are tho hardest part of tho
line, and will be tho last completed, be
cause they nro In tho very henrt of the
White Mountain region, but ground Is
broken there for 18 miles, six miles are
completed, and six more will bo open be
fore winter leaving, nt the beginning of
1874, not more than GO miles, mid perhaps
less than 40 of the 228 miles between Poit
Iaml mid Lake Clmmplaln, still to bo built.
Portland has more at stake mid has em
barked more public money In this road
than In any other, and Its completion Is of
more consequence to the city than nny rail
road enterprise now going on. It is also,
from its location mid history, one of the
most interesting of these enterprises
quite ns much so ns our Hoosac tunnel,
though It will not cost half so much for its
whole 223 miles as our live miles of tunnel,
when completed will have cost the Stato of
Massachusetts. But what the Hoosac tun
nel is to Massachusetts, tho Portland nnd
Ogdeusburg lino is to Portland, as will ap
pear from the following summary of its
Before the building of the Atlantic nnd
St. Lawrence road, which tins long con
nected Portland with Montreal, the pro
jeet for a railroad throughtho White moun
tain notch was advocated, but wns deemed
Impracticable by most persons. The suc
cessful working of railroads with steep
crossing mountain ranges, had not been
sufficiently demonstrated 20 years ago ; the
Baltimore and Ohio railroad was new, the
crossimr of the Allciihanles was rcir.irdcd
as u hazardous experiment, nnd the Rocky
mountains had not been attempted. More
over. Mr. John A. Poor, the great railroad
satlstlclan of Maine, had a project for a
road to Rutland, south of the mountains,
nnd another for n road to St. John : the
Montreal pcoplo were for coming down
north nnd cast of the mountains, nnd so the
Notch route found little favor. But when
the great Importance of tho western
frcisht business bcitan to be understood
and the position of Ogdeusburg and Lake
Champlaln with reference to tho New
England railroads wns seen, and the great
circuit macie to gel round the While moun
tains annoyed railroad men and kept north
ern Vermont locked up from railroad fa
cillties, tho Portland capitalists turned
their eyes once more to the Notch route,
and got a dinner lor the 1'ortlatul and Oj
densuurg road early in 1807. Two years
later they got n right of way from 'New
Hampshire to extend their road through
the Notch, and began to build the Portland
end of the road. In order to do this, the
city of Portland was persuaded to make a
subscription to the capital stock, and U
now by far the largest stockholder In the
DmoF.n Indians Digging.--Riding
through the foot-bills, near Rocklin, I saw
a curious and unexpected sight. There are
Clill n foil- urntnlnul Ill.rwor Trwllnno In tlila
part of California j nmf what I saw was n
party of these engaged in catching grass
hoppers, which they boil and cat." Thev
dla a number of funnel-shaped holes, wide
at the top, and 18 Inches deep, on a cleared
space, and men, wiui rags aim urusii,
drivo the grnshoppers toward these holes,
formlnsr, for that purpose, a wide circle.
It Is slow work, but thev seem to deliirht
in it ; and their excitement was great as
wry neared the circle ot holes and the in
sects ucgan to nop and tail into the holes.
At last there was a close and raiiid rallv.
and half a dozen bushels of grasshoppers
hats, aprons, bans and racs worn einlTeil
into prevent the multitudes fiom dispers
ing ; and then began the work of picking
them out by handfuls, crushing them
rougiuy in the hands to keep them quiet,
and crowding them into tho bags in which
they were to be carried to their rnneliprin.
"Sweet all, same pudding," cried an old
woman to me, as i stooil looking on. It is
not n good year for grasshoppers this year ;
nu, muv hku me year oi winch an itihaw
tant of RoscrUIcenoko to me later In thn
day, when he said, "They ate up every bit
of his garden truck, and then sat on the
lence mm nsKeu mm lor a chaw of tobac.
co." Chark JCordiojf in Tribune.
A YALUAnr-E Load of Bihcks. An im
portant shipment of silver bars was made
by tho Swansea silver smelting and refin
ing company, Wednesday, from tho bank
ing office of Adam Smith & Son. The
shipment consisted of 149 silver bricks,
which contained 47,342 ounces of pure sil
ver and 5,000 ounces of gold, nnd was val
ued nt $75,000. The metal was the pro
duction of seven days' smelting nt the
works, which are now turning out $10,000
worth of gold and silver every day. A
shipment equaling In vnluo this one is made
each Saturday to tho United States assay
ofllco iu New York, where the bricks aro
ngaln smelted, nnd whatever gold they con
tain extracted. Tho bricks are tent through
in the care of tho American express com
pany, nnd are not encased or protected in
any way. In looking at them one would
bo easily deceived as to their weight and
value. The 140 bricks shipped Wednesday,
made a load which two large horses hauled
with difficulty. Chicago Tribune.
Heniiy Watteiison's Diagnosis of the
Shah. The Shall himself is an ugly cuss.
He resembles closely the pictures of tho
more cruel of his forefathers contained In
the early editions of tho Arabian Nights.
I dare say ho has caused many a poor fel
low's head to bo chopped olf on a notice of
five minutes, nnd it would not surprise mo
to learn that ho has a trick of making
himself a widower three or four times a
month. A fierce-eyed, tallow-vlsaged,
ugly beast as ever woro a diamond or car
ried a cinictcr j and his grand vizier, who
is along with him, is only a trillo the less
brutal and vicious. If you met cither in a
dark alley you would tremblo for your life.
If Captain Jack has n worse countenance
ho is no truo Modoc -Condon fitter to
JUTLAND MARBLE COMPANY,
WHOLESALE I1EALEK.S IN
BLOCK & SAWED MARBLE.
QUAIililES ANT) Ml Mil,
J.: N lUXTKIt, Supt. WEST ItUTLANl), Vt.
All tho grades of Jtutland Marhle, In tho
shape ot slabs of various thicknesses required
for Furniture, Mantel, and Deconitlvo Work, as
well as Cemetery uses: also Cubic Stock for
Monumental and nulldlnc purposes, Including
liases. Strips, and Posts, may bo found on our
yard at all times.
Our extensive arrangements for tho produc
tion ot Marble, In tin way of Quarrying Ma
chinery, and Mills comprising thirty-two gangs
of taws, place us in position to supply the
wants of tho Trade. Wholesalo and ltetall
Dealers, Builders, Kurnlture-Mcn, and gen
cral Manufacturers will nnd It to their Interest
to favor us with their orders.
ltUTLANl) MAltllLU CO.
CELERY PLANTS From Peter Hender
son ready on and after Juno 'iltli. Bend In
your orders. Cabbage plants for lato crop by
tho hundred or thousand; also, (Irecn Peas
ready about July 1st. Flower plant, amoug
which Is the celebrated Amarunthas Halslfollus
or Fountain Plant, constantly on hand, llou
quets, wreaths ic., made to order,
mayoaiy Near Fair Grounds.
18SINGEN WATER on Draught at
F. FKNN & COU.
TEAS, from 60 cents to $1.75; also fresh
Uround COFFKE, at
. , H. W. MARSHALL'S
mayldtwly Corner ot (lime and West Ms.
i I ii II ! IMiii wva,unt
o t i c i ; ,
lir. . H'. fiMTTU,
Now perniafieutly located u
WU1, owlug to business rniiagemeiits u
where, close his onicu at the luimi 1.1,1. Hut-UK,
.R'LT TU UNTIL JULr iilsr.
DR. S. W. SMYTH,
AUHIHT AND OCULIST
Has, ut the urgent solicitation of patrons and
friends, established a permanent Branch Ofllce
In Rutland, Vt., and may be consulted dally
(except Fridays,) at tho
On all diseases of tho KYE, EAH, NO.SE,
THltOATand LUNOS, and all chronic diseases
leading to Oenoral or Nervous Debility.
"Yr E E K S & B A R B E It
AT NO. 1, OPERA HOUSE 1II.OCK,
Keep a full assortment of tho following
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS.
FRENCH CHINA WARE,
TA1ILK OLASS WARE,
SILVER PLATED WARE,
.1 A PANNED WARE,
PAINTED TOILET SETS,
TASSELS AND CORDS,
LAMPS AND LANTERS,
Wholesale and Retail,
LAMP CHIMNEYS and BURNERS,
Wholesale and Retail.
MATTRASSES and LOUNGES, ana
mayldlf DONE TO ORDER.
rilHE CELEBRATED HOWE
S E WING M A O II I N E 3 ,
FOR SALE AT COST FOR TEN DAYS.
A L I. .V K A -V It f K 11 V K C T
Plain $u oo ta oo
Covered 40 oo 03 oo
A RARE CHANCE. CALL AND SEE THEM,
At the Ckeai- Cash Stoke of Boors anu Suoks,
NO. 0, MbKCUANTS' ROW,
myS3divtf RUTLAND, VERMONT.
ry0 PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS,
The GLOBE Paper Co., havlug duplicates of
tho following articles oner them for salo at lo
Steam Engine, sultablo for running presses,
Hoe Card Press,
Smith Hand Press,
Iron Framo Paper Cutter,
Two Rule Mllcrlng Machines,
Two Paris NewsfliascH;
Two sets Column Rules,
And numerous other articles used In a Printing
gTEAM STONE CUTTER COMPANY,
Solo proprietors and manufacturers of the
STONE CHANNELING OR QUARRYING MA
For cutting stono Into various slzce and di
mensions IN ALL KINDS OF QUARRIES.
orriCK and snora,
JOHN W. CRAMTON, Pres't.
GEORGE E. ROYCE, Treas.
CHARLES CLARK, SeCy.
GEO. J. WARDWKLL, Supt.
PLUMBING AND GAS FITTING,
COPPER AND SHEET IRON WORK.
Having leased rooms No. IB, Merchants' Row,
In Store with II, R. Dyer, 1 am prepared to do
all work In my lino In a workmanlike manner
at reasonable rates.
PLUMBINO AND OAS FITTING GOODS
supplied at tho lowest rates.
tv Orders by mall promptly attended to.
S. D. JKNNESS,
Rutlaud, May w, 1813.
SCRAP IRON AND STEEL, OLD
Mai-IiIa Noma nrwl Piirmnnv tnbn -
' -- .". 1-HI1U HUM vvmi vltv-l tatvu 1U VA
change for Nalla at tho
inayldsm RUTLAND NAIL WORKS.
West ot Lincoln Iron Works,
U 8 O A T
n. W. MARSHALL'S.
iJntrjji ami UciUctiicjs.
JgVKRY DAY 1MINOS
SOMETHING N E W .
All Uioso "bo wish can now linVo
DKI.IVEKED AT THElIt HOMES,
SODA AND SARATOGA WATERS,
CELKnitATED SIPHON DOTTLES,
As sparkling and as puro as drawn from tho
FOUNTAIN AT MY COUNTER,
('alt and examine at
41 MERCHANTS' ROW,
ALBERT W. IIIOaiNS,
THE FLIES BOTHER YOU?
STICKY FLY PAPER.
Now thing. Warranted to give satisfaction.
Made and supplied at
FRANCIS FENN CO.'S,
We also havo the Poison Fly Pill.
flROQUET SETS, ALL KINDS AND
J Trices at
F. FENN & CO'S.
RUBBER BASE REGULATIONS and
Foot Balls at
myaldlrw F. FENN i CO'S.
HIRIED AND TRUE, OR Dit. ALLEN'S
X Cholera, Cholera Morbus, Diarrhea and
Dysentery Syrup, Is tho only remedy that was
novcr known to fall as a safe and speedy cure
for tho various forms of Summer complaint.
Try It. Only is cents per bottle. Sold by all
dealers In medicine.
FRANCIS FENN & CO.,
pKOrxixTon-s, Rctland, Vt,
ARE YOU A SMOK1ST, AND SMOKE
to keop smoking. You will lind a line
stock of cigars at
F. FENN A; CO.'S.
BULBS tor sale at
F. FENN t: CO.'S.
PIANO TO RENT. Excellent tone.
Inquire at this oQlce. nijMJiw
TAR SPRING WATER and other
baratoga waters by tho caso or bottlo at
F. FENN CO'S.
COMPOUND EXTRACT OF BARKS
AND ROOTS for making beer. This Is
lust what your system needs at this season of
the year, and will mako a beverage that will bo
very agreeablo to tho taste. Try It. Only ss
cents per bottlo. Every bottlo makes tea gal
Ions of beer.
FRANCIS FENN CO.,
Proprietors, Rutland, Vt.
riMlY OUR BEER EXTRACT Only
JL !3 centa per bottle, and every Bottle
luuti-a tin oallons of splendid Beer.
F. FENN CO.
Wattle and geiuelty.
GOOD NEWS I
WATCHES CHEAPER TIIAN EVER BEFORE,
MARSHALL & CADY'S.
Who have Just received a largo and elegant
stock, open cases with nat glasses, In Both
Swiss and American, key and stem winders.
NEW ASSORTMENT OF CHAINS,
GOLD SETS, RINGS, PINS, tC.
Solid Silver and Silrer Plated Ware,
A Use line of Black Jewelry In horn and Jet.
Call at the old stand of Clark Bros. Marshall,
corner Merchants' Row and West street.
mayjdlm MARSHALL CADY.
BAILEY & P ARM ENTERS
,.y,'.e" th0 bugeat and best assortment of
w atches ever offered In this market.
In large supply, ombraclng every variety o
stylo desirable for Ladles' or Gentlemens' wear.
la rich abundance, and moro coining.
81LVIU FLATRD AND BTBBL, FOH TABLE CIS.
Our stck Is large, and no sell at low prices.
BILYKU BI'OOKS OF OCB OWN MANDFACW11E.
ROGERS' BROTHERS PLATED FORKS
Tea Sets, Castors, c., all tho best.
To nt thoso who cannot see well.
n.niewnylnc.wUh0Ut fme8 Vcr' desirable.
BAILKT AND PARMKNTKR8',
II MiacnANTs' now.